Constellation

Southern Cross Constellation

[/caption]For the lucky residents of the Southern Hemisphere, or those fortunate enough to enjoy a vacation in Hawaii or Cancun,…

13 years ago

A Conversation with Apollo’s Jim Lovell, part 1: NASA’s Future

[/caption] Springfield, Illinois is a quiet, historic town that clings fervently to its association with Abraham Lincoln. If you want…

14 years ago

Obama Compromises, Brings Back Orion Capsule; Allows for Heavy Lift Sooner

[/caption] In what could be considered a compromise in his proposed budget for NASA, President Obama is reviving the Orion…

14 years ago

Astronaut Explains Why We Should Return to the Moon

[/caption] The debate on why humans should or should not return to the Moon has been ongoing for years. Two…

14 years ago

NASA Budget Details: Constellation Cancelled, But Where To Next?

We've lost the Moon. But have we gained the solar system while boosting commercial space ventures? "The President’s Budget cancels…

14 years ago

NASA May Drop Ares I-Y Test Flight

[/caption] Just one week after the first test flight test of the Ares I-X rocket, NASA says it may decide…

14 years ago

What’s Next for the Ares Rocket?

[/caption] After Wednesday's picture perfect launch of the Ares I-X test rocket -- which revealed no real showstoppers or issues…

14 years ago

Ares I-X Test Flight is Go For Oct. 27 (Video)

Following a flight test readiness review, NASA has given the 'all systems go' for the Ares I-X maiden test flight…

15 years ago

NASA Administrator Orders Study of Heavy Lift Alternatives

[/caption] NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden has asked for an evaluation of alternative heavy lift rockets, including DIRECT’s Jupiter launch vehicle.…

15 years ago

Ares I-X at the Launchpad

[/caption] "The Stick" made it out to launchpad 39B without falling over. I have to admit, NASA's new rocket looked…

15 years ago